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FG to export herbal medicine

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NEWS FG to export herbal medicine
Published July 6, 2017
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The Federal Government said plans were in the offing to develop Nigerian herbal medicines for export .
The Minister of Science and Technology , Dr Ogbonnaya Onu , made this known on Thursday at Adavieba community in Adavi Local Government of Kogi when he visited renowned traditional medicine practitioner , Pa Aliyu Giwa.
Onu said a situation where traditional medicine from Asian countries flooded Nigerian markets called for serious attention from government , saying there was the need to look inward to develop local herbs for export .
He said , “ We are tired of importing everything we need from outside ; the time has come for us to look inward and see how we can export our traditional medicines. ”

NEWS FG to export herbal medicine
Published July 6, 2017
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The Federal Government said plans were in the offing to develop Nigerian herbal medicines for export .
The Minister of Science and Technology , Dr Ogbonnaya Onu , made this known on Thursday at Adavieba community in Adavi Local Government of Kogi when he visited renowned traditional medicine practitioner , Pa Aliyu Giwa.
Onu said a situation where traditional medicine from Asian countries flooded Nigerian markets called for serious attention from government , saying there was the need to look inward to develop local herbs for export .
He said , “ We are tired of importing everything we need from outside ; the time has come for us to look inward and see how we can export our traditional medicines. ”


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